Nihon Ad Systems

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Nihon Ad Systems, Inc.
Business corporation
Industry Animation planning and production, copyright management, international distribution
Founded October 1, 1975; 40 years ago (October 1, 1975)
Headquarters Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hideyuki Nagai, Chairman
Parent Asatsu-DK (100%)
Website http://www.nasinc.co.jp/jp/

Nihon Ad Systems, Inc. ((株)日本アドシステムズ Kabushiki-gaisha Nihon Ado Shisutemuzu?), N A S for short, is a Japanese anime production and character merchandising company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the advertising agency Asatsu-DK. The "Ad" in its title is an abbreviation for "Animation Development".[1][2] Along with animation studios Sunrise, Toei Animation and TMS Entertainment, it is co-founder and shareholder of the Japanese anime television network Animax.[3][4] It has its headquarters in Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo.

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Blocking in YouTube and more[edit]

N A S has often blocked videos of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Kochikame, generally due to copyright infringement claims. N A S shut down the Yu-Gi-Oh! website, Dueling Network on July 4th, 2016, and then YGOPro and YGOChrome on July 7th, 2016.[citation needed]

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